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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed

Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed, the No. 1093 import by value totaled $1.64 million for the month of October, $10.51 million through October of 2018, and $11.8 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Turkey$3.83 M
2Portugal$2.37 M
3Mexico$2.07 M
4Germany$585,394
5South Korea$468,309
6China$369,521
7Taiwan$337,813
8Peru$294,712
9Italy$110,760
10Japan$31,835
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $10.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,721,599
2Brownsville International Bridges $2,064,846
3Port of Charleston $1,224,889
4Port of Virginia $602,410
5Port of Newark $456,716
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $170,275
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $62,273
8Port of Boston $53,489
9Port of Los Angeles $35,822
10Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $33,187

U.S. imports of Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed increased 6.71 percent through October to $10.51 million

U.S. imports of Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed increased 6.71 percent from $9.85 million to $10.51 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1093 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1095 for the last full year with a total value of $11.8 million, a $75,452, 0.64 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Portugal, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Portugal, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Port of Boston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $3,829,504
2Portugal $2,370,234
3Mexico $2,067,994
4Germany $585,394
5South Korea $468,309
6China $369,521
7Taiwan $337,813
8Peru $294,712
9Italy $110,760
10Japan $31,835

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $495,995
2Charleston $332,438
3Laredo $195,888
4New York City $114,112
5Norfolk $61,946
6Minneapolis $24,570
7Chicago $17,032
8Cleveland $3,783
9Seattle $814

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 40.03 percent compared to last year to $5.72 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 52.01 percent compared to last year to $2.06 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 32.45 percent compared to last year to $1.22 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 10.44 percent compared to last year to $602,410.
  • Port of Newark rose 18.1 percent compared to last year to $456,716.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Turkey decreased $1.4 million, 26.76 percent, (36.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Portugal increased $1.4 million, 143.73 percent, (22.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $643,553, 45.18 percent, (19.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $77,546, 15.27 percent, (5.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $61,175, 15.03 percent, (4.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.72 percent of all these Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $9.32 million of the $10.51 million total.

All totaled, 95.85 percent of all these Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $10.07 million of the $10.51 million total